Tag Archives: Christmas

9 Free Winter Cross-Stitch Patterns You Can Download and Stitch Right Now

Oh, the weather outside is frightful…so stay inside and stitch! I love browsing stitching patterns whether I’m browsing online needlework sites, Etsy, cross-stitch magazines, or I make it to a local needlework shop. And, we are so lucky that many … Continue reading

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WIP Weds: A Partridge in a Pear Tree

I haven’t shown any progress on my “12 Days of Christmas” cross-stitch project since the end of November! But, to be honest, I did not do a lot of stitching over the holidays. We were just too busy. But, I’m … Continue reading

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9+ Gift Ideas for Stitchers

Do you have a stitcher in your life? I put together this little guide for gift ideas for cross-stitchers, embroiderers, and other needlework enthusiasts. Whether you are looking for a gifts for a friend who loves needlearts or you are … Continue reading

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WIP Weds: 12 Days of Christmas Update 2 of 500

Well, I hope it doesn’t take me 5oo weeks to finish this “12 Days of Christmas” crossstitch project, but I’m afraid I’ve made less progress than I would like over the past two weeks. When I started it, I thought … Continue reading

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Starting the 12 Days of Christmas

Last weekend I stitched two cross-stitch Christmas ornaments on plastic canvas, but I somehow managed to fail to take any photos of them. The ornaments were two from a set of seven designs created by Jody Rice of Satsuma Street … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!

I’m going to be making an apple pie today and doing some last-minute cleaning before my sister and brother-in-law arrive to stay with us over the holiday. Have a Merry Christmas! Video of the Week This is what I’ll be … Continue reading

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12 Days of Christmas Patterns

I’m on a quest to find pattern or set of patterns for the 12 Days of Christmas that I really connect with. I ended up buying this set of patterns from Satsuma Street on Etsy: I love the bright colors … Continue reading

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Weekend Reading — 12/5/15

Here are just a few things that caught my eye this week: Interesting profile of Marie-Sophie Lockhart, the artist behind Good For Nothing Embroidery, which has captured celebrity attention. Design Milk features the intricate embroidered portraits of artist Cayce Zavaglia. Dear Little … Continue reading

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2013 Needlework Ornament Exchange

Last week the Needle Artisans of Northwest Indiana (NANI) had their annual holiday party. One of the activities during the evening is an ornament exchange. This was my first ornament exchange with the group, since I just joined this past … Continue reading

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